The Most Outrageous Baby Names of 2012

As with all end-of-year wrap-ups, it’s time to look at the good, the bad, and the crazy in 2012.

And that includes baby names.

Both BabyCenter and Namberry have rounded up their versions of unusual baby names of the year, and here are the highlights:

Girls:

Hashtag – This baby name, understandably, grabbed headlines this year.

California – Following the tradition of state names like Georgia and Dakota, we now have little Californias.

Fedora

Excel

Katniss – According to Nameberry, “Katness” (inspired by The Hunger Games) had more pageviews than any other baby name in 2012.

Leeloo

Sesame

Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence – the name of Uma Thurman’s 2012 baby.

Breeze Beretta – Levi Johnston (of Palin fame) chose this name for his new child.

Twisha

Thinn

Yoga

 

Boys:

Bastian Kick – the name of Suburgatory star Jeremy Sisto’s new son.

Aero

Burger

Casanova

Cello

Ball

Espn

Google

Hippo

Legacy

Popeye

Turbo

See the full lists of unusual and outrageous baby names at Babycenter and Nameberry.

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